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John G. Avildsen


John G. Avildsen was born on December 21, 1935 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA as John Guilbert Avildsen. He is a director and editor, known for Rocky (1976), The Karate Kid (1984) and Rocky V (1990). See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2007 Dancing Into the Future (Video documentary)
 1999/II Desert Heat (as Danny Mulroon, director's cut)
 1994 8 Seconds
 1990 Rocky V
 1989 Lean on Me
 1988 For Keeps?
 1982 Traveling Hopefully (Documentary)
 1981 Neighbors
 1980 Murder Ink (TV Series)
 1980 The Formula
 1976 Rocky
 1975 Fore Play
 1972 The Stoolie (co-director)
 1971 Okay Bill
 1971 Cry Uncle
 1970 Joe
 1965 Light Sound Diffused (Documentary short)
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Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (3 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (18 credits)
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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Avildsen | Danny Mulroon
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Was going to direct Serpico (1973), but was replaced just before filming due to differences with the producer. See more »

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Underdog films complete with realistic character development and montage sequences

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